Curtis Maloney writes:

ILet me correct myself, when I said they were going to release it
opensource, it looks like just their HyperOffice suite and apps, not the
"OS" itself. :(

> On Fri, 30 Jun 2000, Jason Spisak wrote:
> > Zopists,
> >
> > I have been away for a bit, and will be gone again soon, but I found
> > this the other day:
> > Has anyone checked out http://www.webos.com  ?
> > It's free to sign up, just use explorer 5.0 and try it.
> > I was amazed. It has drag and drop, looks like a real desktop.
> >
> 
> Interestingly enough, I had recently been joking about with some friends 
> about doing something like this.  Simulating a Win9x desktop with ZOPE and 
> Javascript.
> 

I don't know jack about javascript really.  Is that all they are using to
simulate drag and drop and a desktop?

> > Now for the Zope angle:
> >
> > I am curious if anyone thinks Zope can server up content like this?  XML
> > Desktop?
> I figured storing most of the info in XMLDocuments would be the simplest...
> 
> > I think they are using ColdFusion though.  An actual webtop powered by
> > Zope.
> > What would it take?
> >
> Hmm... well, about 2 weeks of uninterrupted time and I'd suprise even myself 
> with how much it did. (o8
> 

And then we woke up.

> > They say they are going to release it OpenSource on their developer
> > page. ;)
> >
> Ooh... sounds neat.
> 
> > All my best,
> 
> Have a better one,
>       Curtis.
> 
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All my best,


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